What Type of Fillings Are There?

No one wants the headache—or, more accurately, the toothache—of getting a cavity. The good news is that if you do have cavities, it’s a simple fix. Filling a cavity is a quick procedure that stops a cavity from growing and causing further tooth decay. However, not all fillings are the same. You have several options […]

Dental Sedation for Special Needs

Dental Sedation for Special Needs Going to the dentist can create anxiety, especially for special needs patients. Dental sedation can make a visit to the dentist safer for both adults and children with special needs, and reduce fear surrounding the event. While everyone’s situation varies, different types of sedation for different circumstances can help create […]

How Does Nitrous Oxide Work?

How Does Nitrous Oxide Work? Have you ever gone to the dentist and been given laughing gas for a procedure? You might remember that it stopped you from feeling any pain when your dentist extracted that tooth. That’s the power of nitrous oxide, the top inhaled pain reliever across all types of medicine.    Anesthetic […]

How Children’s Teeth Erupt and Fall Out

How Children’s Teeth Erupt and Fall Out Tooth eruption might sound terrifying—until you learn that it only means a child’s teeth are coming in. Even if you already know how children’s teeth erupt and fall out, understanding the process and what to expect at certain ages can help minimize the stress that comes with tooth […]

What to do When a Dental Emergency Occurs

Almost everyone has suffered a dental emergency or knows someone who has had a dental emergency. When a tooth is knocked out or damaged, and sudden pain occurs, it can be easy to panic – but staying calm in an emergency situation can be crucial for a positive outcome. Educate yourself on what to do […]

Staten Island Dentist Wishes You A Happy Fourth

Fourth of July is filled with fireworks and celebrations and Oakwood Dental Arts of Staten Island wants you to be happy, that’s why we’re here to offer a few tips to keep your teeth healthy this 4th!  For starters, stay hydrated!! We know that during the holidays your consumption of alcohol may be higher than […]

Happy Valentine’s Day to all from all of us at Oakwood Dental Arts!

Everyday is perfect to celebrate the ones you love. The best way to show them you care is to treat their teeth with care! Although we are used to giving certain treats, this guidee might help you decide on something better for your loved ones smile! Stay Away: Lollipops– a most common lollipop given out […]

New Year, New Image with Dental Implants in Staten Island

Thanksgiving and the holidays has past and the New Year is here. As people across the world begin 2018 by setting resolutions, have you begun to think of your own? They could be as simple as shedding a few pounds, reading more frequently, or even planning family dinners once a week, but more often than […]

Go Back To School With Your Best Smile Yet!

Going back to school is a journey no matter your age. Some students are still in their teens starting out, and others have a family and a job looking to get their degree later in life. The best thing you can bring with you when you go back to school is confidence. No matter what […]